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Professor Caprice Roberts Cited by United States Supreme Court

Savannah Law School Professor Caprice Roberts was cited by two Supreme Court Justices in Kansas v. Nebraska, a fight about interstate river water, for accurately predicting innovation in the law of contract remedies. On February 24, 2015, the Supreme Court … Continue reading

Savannah Faculty, Students to Present at Law, Culture and Humanities Conference at Georgetown Law School

Savannah Law School will be represented by five faculty and seven students at the Law, Culture and Humanities Conference at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., March 6-7, 2015. The Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities is … Continue reading

Dean Kellyn O. McGee Appointed to Savannah/Chatham County CASA Board of Directors

Associate Dean of Students/Associate Professor Kellyn O. McGee has been appointed to the Savannah/Chatham County CASA Board of Directors. The mission of the Savannah/Chatham County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Inc. program is to provide training and supervision to volunteers who advocate for the … Continue reading

Professor Joseph D’Agostino Discusses Unprecedented Grand Jury Process Announced in Charles Smith Case

February 20, 2015 Assistant Professor Joseph D’Agostino spoke with WSAV News, in an interview posted to the news website this Thursday, February 19th. Similar to D’Agostino’s previous interview with WTOC News (below) earlier this month, the discussion follows up on … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Hosts Discover Law Day

As part of DiscoverLaw.org Month, Savannah Law School is hosting its first annual Discover Law Day. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about law school and the legal profession from current students, professors, and attorneys. The purpose of the … Continue reading

Professor Vinay Harpalani Presents at 2015 Mid-Atlantic People of Color (MAPOC) Conference

Savannah Law School Associate Professor Vinay Harpalani presented two papers at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic People of Color (MAPOC) Legal Scholarship Conference. The conference was held at West Virginia University College of Law on January 29-31, 2015. – Desicrit: Theorizing the Racial … Continue reading

Professor Marc Roark Discusses Public Funding, Permanent Housing for Homeless

Savannah Law School Associate Professor Marc Roark discusses public funding and permanent housing for the homeless population in Savannah. The timely opinion piece posted to SavannahNow.com days after the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless announced it received $4 million in federal … Continue reading

Free Practice LSAT Hosted By Savannah Law School

Savannah Law School will partner with Kaplan Test Prep to provide prospective law school students the opportunity to take a free practice LSAT under test conditions before the February exam. The practice LSAT will be administered from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Announces American Bar Association Accreditation Status

After opening its doors in August 2012, Savannah Law School is proud to announce that the American Bar Association (ABA) voted to recognize the school as an approved branch of the fully approved Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. The positive vote gives Savannah … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Hosts Early Spring Open House, January 17

Students interested in attending Savannah Law School are invited to learn more about the school, meet professors, students, and key staff at our 2015 Prospective Student Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., January 17, 2015. The event will be … Continue reading

Matthew Kerns Named an “Incredible Man” by Women’s Interest Organization

Assistant Director of Admissions Matthew Kerns was recently recognized for his commitment to women’s advancement in the legal profession in an interview with nonprofit organization, Ms. JD. The organization is dedicated to the success of aspiring and early career women lawyers. … Continue reading

SLS Professor Publishes Article Theorizing the Racial Ambiguity of South Asian Americans

Savannah Law School professor Vinay Harpalani recently published an article analyzing the racial ambiguity of South Asian Americans (peoples whose ancestry derives from the Indian subcontinent). The article, titled, Desicrit: Theorizing the Racial Ambiguity of South Asian Americans provides a comprehensive account of … Continue reading

Professor Pleasant Represents SLS at Legal Writing Institute Conference

Savannah Law School professor Shakira Pleasant will represent the law school on December 5, 2014 at the Legal Writing Institute’s (LWI) One Day Conference hosted by Mercer University. The conference theme will be Preparing Practice-Ready Students. Professor Pleasant will give a … Continue reading

Professor Harpalani to Speak at Law School Survey of Student Engagement 10th Anniversary Symposium

Professor Vinay Harpalani will join other distinguished scholars in legal education for the Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) symposium commemorating its 10 year anniversary.The symposium, titled, “Data and Assessment in Legal Education: The Necessities, The Possibilities” will take place Thursday, November … Continue reading

Free Practice LSAT Hosted By Savannah Law School

Savannah Law School will partner with Kaplan Test Prep to provide prospective law school students the opportunity to take a free practice LSAT under test conditions before the December exam.  The practice LSAT will be administered from 10 a.m. to 1:30 … Continue reading

Professor Marc Roark Introduced as Blogger for Concurring Opinions

Savannah Law School Associate Professor, Marc Roark, introduced as contributor for legal blog, Concurring Opinions. Concurring Opinions is a group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics; regularly publishing contributions from blog members as well as guest bloggers.     … Continue reading

Two SLS Students Selected to Receive the Association of Administrative Law Judges Scholarship

Savannah Law School is pleased to announce that third-year student Mary Hashemi and second-year student Christopher Swanberg have been selected to receive the Association of Administrative Law Judges (AALJ) Scholarship. The AALJ is a professional organization and Federal Labor Union that represents over 1,200 … Continue reading

SLS Student Named Editor for the 3rd Edition of the Mid-Atlantic Journal of Law and Public Policy

Stephanie Bagnall, a second year law student at Savannah Law School, has accepted a position as an editor for the third edition of the Mid-Atlantic Journal of Law and Public Policy. This edition will focus on disability law issues. Articles selected provide a … Continue reading

Professor Wright Delivers the John R. Williams Lecture at WVU

Professor Andrew Wright will be delivering the John R. Williams Lecture at West Virginia University’s Department of Political Science on September 26, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. His lecture is titled, “Congressional Oversight in the Age of Information, Terrorism, and Partisanship.” The lecture will cover … Continue reading

Savannah Law Review to Host Colloquium, [Re]Integrating Spaces, September 19th and 20th